Zaluzianskya capensis 'Midnight Candy'
Grown as an annual in temperate climates, this South African native is known for its fragrant flowers, which open up in the evening. This year marks our first attempt at growing it. It started blooming in July, on more upright, less bushy plants than I was hoping for. Probably not quite enough sun. I like the purple undersides of the petals.
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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|kim||Mar 29, 2012||Would these plants benefit from some early pinching to bush out more? I am trying these for the first time this year. 3/29/12|
Although I've grown them several times from seed, I've only ever gotten them to flowering stage once (the evidence of which is the picture on this page). Most annuals respond well to some pinching, but I'm sure I didn't attempt it with ours. Try it (with a few, anyway), and see how it works out!
- Seed from '07 trade. Baggy 70F (40%G, 8-14d)
- Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (35%G, 12-21d)
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